Family

Steve's Thanksgiving Hikes

Being able to go home for Thanksgiving is not always something that can be accomplished, especially if you work in retail. See how Steve deals with having his family spread across the United States and not being able to go home for Thanksgiving.

NFL Training Camps Camping

Campmor has collected a list of all of the NFL training camps and a couple of campgrounds nearby, to make your summer camping trip one that will go down in the record books. So go cheer on your team during the day and relax back at your campsite at night.

Fun History Hikes For July 4th

As we prepare to celebrate American Independence on the July 4th holiday with family and friends, why not venture out for an educational hike to some of the region’s state historical parks where Revolutionary War events took place.

How to Pitch a Tent

Some may find getting a reasonably sized tent out of its suspiciously compact bag and propped into personal sleeping quarters a profoundly arduous task. The level of difficulty also depends on the type of camping tents being set up. But with a little practice and preparation, pitching a tent will become second nature.

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father’s day is a ritual dating as far back as 1910, and is always celebrated on the third Sunday in June. This year, give Dad the gift of great gear whether it is a new backpack, camping stove, or a tent. These gifts are definitely gifts that keep Dad going outdoors.

Great American Backyard Campout

Mark your calendar on June 23rd for the annual Great American Backyard Campout. Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, an environmental organization founded in 1935, this event aims to reconnect kids with nature so as to instill a lifetime appreciation for the outdoors.

Planning Your First Camping Trip

Where you camp will play a role in everything, from the type of lodging you choose, to what you’re going to eat, and everything in between. Read on and get tips on how to plan everything for your first camping trip.

Best Family Camping Tents

Selecting the best family camping tent for you requires a little research and consideration of a few questions about your typical family camping experience. Continue on and read about what questions you need to be asking yourself.